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Samothraki: Mysteriously alluring through the ages
By Kyriaki Vassalou
It is widely said that Samothraki, in the northern Aegean, is a mysterious island, one that works some kind of magic on its visitors. This is especially true on a summer night with a full moon rising over the top of the imposing Mount Saos.
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A journey through the cherry orchards of Pella
 
By Dinos Kiousis
If you decide to travel to the prefecture of Pella, not only will you delight in the beautiful mountains of Central Macedonia, but also in the waterfalls and blooming cherry orchards of Edessa, the region’s main city.

Kymi: A strike-beating island escape
 
Built on the eastern slope of the Dirfys range at an altitude of 200 meters and some 4 kilometers from the sea, Kymi on the island of Evia, is known as the “balcony of the Aegean.”

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Lessons from antiquity?
By Simon Critchley
If we listen carefully, we can hear that the ancients are quietly but insistently calling to us. And when they are revived, we will see that when they speak, they do not just tell us about themselves. No. They tell us about us, about what it might mean to be us, about the limits that we face today.
FOOD
HYBRID PASTRIES
From the bougatsan to the cronut
By Lina Giannarou
No hybrid will ever be successful if it doesn’t taste as amazing as it looks. But generally, online discussions are more efficient than an advertising campaign, especially if they lead to an idea going viral.
LIFE
GAZI
From industrial backwater to urban hot spot
By Apostolos Lakasas
Run-down shacks and decrepit sheds, signs of desertion, poverty and degradation, hunger and death: This is where it started 150 years ago for a neighborhood that has today evolved into one of Athens hottest spots.
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